from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective under a moral obligation to someone.
  • adjective under a legal obligation to someone.
  • adjective owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc. Opposite of unobligated.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of obligate.
  • adjective committed
  • adjective having an obligation; obliged

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  • adjective caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course


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